Braves Chop Mets Down To Size

New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway thought he had problems when his platooning catchers both took a dive on the disabled list. However, nothing could be more devastating than losing the ace of his pitching staff with a hyperextended right elbow on one swing of a bat. Jacob deGrom entered… Read more“Braves Chop Mets Down To Size”

Braves Get The Best Of A Shaky Syndergaard, Mets Bats Can’t Bail Him Out

I know it’s unreasonable but there are certain pitchers I expect to win every time they toe the rubber. The Mets ace suffered his first loss of the season against a Braves rookie making his major league debut. Mike Soroka tossed six innings of shutout ball, while his counterpart was… Read more“Braves Get The Best Of A Shaky Syndergaard, Mets Bats Can’t Bail Him Out”

Mets Bats And Bullpen Help Stage Comeback

The best-laid plans of starting pitching went south in St. Louis with the Mets besting the Cardinals bullpen in a ten-inning battle. Zack Wheeler’s wonky outing is cause for concern for manager Mickey Callaway, who’s already dealing with Matt Harvey’s disappointing demotion to the bullpen. The reconstructed right-hander was rocked for… Read more“Mets Bats And Bullpen Help Stage Comeback”

Callaway Says Bullpen Had an Off Night, Insists Team Must Move On

The Mets got their first helping of humble pie with an epic meltdown in the eighth by their major league best bullpen, as Washington gave New York a taste of their own come from behind medicine. “We can’t let this put us into a tailspin,” Mickey Callaway said. Staked to… Read more“Callaway Says Bullpen Had an Off Night, Insists Team Must Move On”

Cespedes Saves Mets Seven Game Winning Streak in The Ninth

Manager Mickey Callaway re-shuffled the line-up card and it was déjà vu all over again at the stadium Mets broadcaster Howie Rose aptly coined, Citi Field South. Transplanted New Yorkers got to see their home team away from home humiliate the Marlins in much warmer weather in front of a… Read more“Cespedes Saves Mets Seven Game Winning Streak in The Ninth”

DeGrom Delivers, Offense Clicks, Mets Win Second Straight

A lot of firsts in the second game of the season as the Mets make quick work of the Cardinals with a 6-2 victory behind an effective debut by Jacob deGrom. DeGrom gave up NY’s first walk from a starter, Todd Frazier was charged with the team’s first error, and… Read more“DeGrom Delivers, Offense Clicks, Mets Win Second Straight”

Robert Gsellman Pitches Seven Strong In 5-1 Victory Over The Braves

In a season that has seen its share of disappointment there has been some magnificent moments, and Sunday Mets starter Robert Gsellman brought his best outing to the mound at Sun Trust Park. The long-haired double of Jacob deGrom mirrored more than the ace’s mane in his seven innings of… Read more“Robert Gsellman Pitches Seven Strong In 5-1 Victory Over The Braves”

Mets Beat Phillies In A Slugfest Despite A Meltdown By Rafael Montero

Even when staked a 10-0 lead, baseball’s Keystone Cops of Queens could not rest comfortably as they held on to beat a Phillies team trying to claw their way out of the NL East basement. Ironically, NY bats got a six-degrees of separation gift from an ex-Met, Al Leiter, whose… Read more“Mets Beat Phillies In A Slugfest Despite A Meltdown By Rafael Montero”

Sunday Losses Keep Mounting As Another Mets Comeback Falls Short

As the dismantling of the NY Mets continued over the weekend, two additional former players found themselves smiling all the way to the playoff bound bank. Curtis Granderson and Rene Rivera were sent packing to the NL West and NL Central leading teams leaving behind a ball club in the… Read more“Sunday Losses Keep Mounting As Another Mets Comeback Falls Short”